Services That Make Wedding Planning More Convenient for Busy Couples
Busy bride or groom-to-be? Save time AND money with these savvy online resources to make wedding planning more convenient.
Life is already busy enough before you add in the hefty task of planning a wedding. Finding ways to maximize your time, effort, and budget is key to pulling off a fab wedding you can actually afford.
Whether you're looking for the perfect honeymoon registry or a way to make bridesmaids dress shopping a breeze, these resources below are sure to fit the bill!
Services that make planning your wedding way more convenient by saving you time *and* money!
Easy, Breezy Bridesmaids Dress Shopping:
If you're looking for beautiful bridesmaids dresses on a budget, combined with the simplest shopping experience ever, you're going to love Azazie! This online bridal and bridesmaid dress company is modernizing the bridal industry by offering convenience, quality, and value. Their assortment of stylish silhouettes come in more colors than any other wedding retailer and are available in sizes 0-30.
Bringing bridesmaids dress shopping into the digital age, bridal parties can use the Azazie app and website to create a virtual showroom where the entire bridal party can participate in choosing styles and colors before ordering samples or finished dresses. To top it off, you can test out your selections of bridesmaids dresses in the comfort of your own home thanks to Azazie’s bridal sample program and virtual showroom! Get together with your ladies for a “try-on party” so every gal can choose the style that suits her best! Talk about a convenient way to check off this wedding planning task!
Shop for Your Engagement Ring or Wedding Band at Home
With shopping in person getting more and more difficult, getting into a store to try on the perfect engagement ring or wedding band can be an issue. Fit can be tricky—especially when it comes to rings, so check out these online retailers with at-home engagement ring try-on offers!
Gemist knows that you want to be 100% sure about your ring before you take the plunge, so they offer try-on boxes! A refundable deposit of $45 is required but is fully refunded once your box is returned. Try three engagement ring or wedding band styles from the comfort of home for 2 weeks! Wear it to lunch, show your family and friends, practice your ring selfie! The 2 week trial period gives you the ability to truly get a feel for the ring and ensure it's the one.
Gemist even allows for you to further customize the design before you buy. Tweak, edit, or alter any element of your ring to make it just right!
VOW by Ring Concierge
With VOW by Ring Concierge, you get the luxury of testing out your dream engagement ring and wedding band in the comfort of home! Simply select three styles from Ring Concierge, and they'll include 3 complimentary bands to test out the rings with. They even include a complimentary bottle of nail polish so you can give yourself a mani worthy of a ring selfie!
You can keep the trial kit up to seven days while you weigh your final decision. Use their included sizing tool to get the perfect ring size for your treasured ring. Use the prepaid packaging label to return your kit, and you'll receive a $100 credit good to use on any Ring Concierge purchase! That's what we call savvy, simple, and stress-free ring shopping! Build your home-try-on box today!
Choose your Groom's Wedding Band at Home:
For busy grooms, hunting for the perfect wedding band may not be what you want to spend your precious weekend time doing. If you don't want the hassle of visiting your local jeweler, Meet Marke NYC. Known as the Warby Parker of men's wedding bands, Marke sends everything from a patent-pending ring sizing tool, to different style/metal rings for men to try on from the comfort of their living room (also with a super affordable price tag!).
Marke has created a groom’s guide checklist accompanied with their at-home ring try-on kit that helps guide men through every step of the wedding process– from picking out that special ring to preparing his vows. This is one step of the wedding planning process that just got a whole lot more convenient, thanks to Marke.
Rent and Return Pre-Arranged Wedding Florals:
Something Borrowed Blooms
Looking for a simple and convenient way to decorate your wedding on a budget? Look no further than the silk arrangements from the rent and return floral boutique, Something Borrowed Blooms!
Their rent and return faux flower arrangements will never wilt or droop from heat or humidity, they look great all year round and give you the ability to have your favorite flowers whether or not they are in season. Not to mention, it's a semi-DIY option that doesn't require any crafting skills whatsoever. Just rent the items you want, receive them, display them, and return them via FedEx. It couldn't be simpler or savvier to create a designer wedding!
Online Wedding Planning Organization and Tools:
If you're looking for the best option for a wedding website and other planning tools, we're big fans of Joy! They've got some majorly helpful tools and resources to organize and manage your wedding plans all in one place… and did we mention it's completely FREE?
Their wedding websites and corresponding apps are simply gorgeous while also incredibly feature-rich. The guest list management tools are next-level, allowing you to customize the info and events that are shown to each invited guest. Their full suite of tools replaces a hodge-podge of spreadsheets, forms, and web apps within one clear, beautiful interface. Their platform was literally created specifically for weddings, so it just makes sense, ya know? We think you'll be overjoyed with how easy it is– not to mention the super savvy price!
Alternative sources for wedding services and vendors:
While millions of people already turn to TaskRabbit to find help with a variety of household tasks, many couples have hired Taskers to help them on their wedding day!
There are several unique ways couples have used TaskRabbit pre-, during and post-wedding:
- Pinterest fail, need help: “I bought a wooden wedding arch online and was having a lot of trouble assembling it so I turned to TaskRabbit to find someone handy.”
- Eloping and need a witness: “My fiancé and I needed someone to come to City Hall with us to witness our wedding elopement so we booked a tasker!”
- Drinks please!: “We needed a certified bartender to serve beer, wine, and sangria during our reception.”
- We gotta have Chick-Fil-A: “We hired a Tasker to pick up our Chick-Fil-A order and deliver it to our wedding venue.”
- DIY Photobooth: “We decided to set up a DIY Photobooth during our wedding and booked a Tasker to show guests how to use the photo app.”
- Thank you, next: “We had hundreds of thank you cards to write and not enough time! We hired a Tasker to handwrite and mail them out.”
If you're short on time and money when it comes to planning and paying for your big day, look no further than Thumbtack to save you time and cash in your planning process! Instead of sifting through thousands of websites and listings for the vendors you need to execute your wedding plans, let Thumbtack do the heavy lifting for you.
Whether you're looking for a photographer, caterer, florist, DJ or planner to make your big day shine, Thumbtack will help you find the wedding pros who fit your specific criteria. Simply share what you're looking for and Thumbtack will show you only the results that fit your preferences. Talk about a time-saver! Wedding planning feels a whole lot more convenient when you get served up the options that are the best fit for you, don't you agree?
If you're looking for beautiful weddings on a budget, look no further than Peerspace for unique and affordable wedding venue options. Peerspace believes that finding your dream venue doesn't have to break the bank – especially on your wedding day! That's why they've curated a list of beautiful wedding venues around the country from a beachfront penthouse and downtown design space to fit any style and budget.
Not only will you be more likely to find an affordable venue through their platform, but you'll also find something more unique and memorable than your traditional banquet hall. It's a win-win!
We hope these convenient wedding planning services help make your big day simple, savvy, and stress-free!
Thanks to the internet, there are more ways than ever to plan your wedding in a simple and savvy way! We hope you enjoyed learning about these great new resources!